The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 19 April 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Yangon United on top

Yangon United FC stands atop Group F in the AFC Cup after beating Radiant SC of the Maldives 2-0.



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Myanmar Football Federation shines at awards

The MFF took top honours at the inaugural ASEAN Football Federation Awards in Kuala Lumpur on April 3.

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Checkmate: chess players jostle for rank

Tournament determines which female players will represent Myanmar at the upcoming Southeast Asian Games.

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Coach sees promise in MNL

The Yangon United Soccer Complex is the training grounds of the reigning Myanmar National League champions and where, Kairu, one of the team’s fitness coaches, works daily to emphasise the importance that conditioning plays in building a stronger generation of Myanmar footballers.

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Koné keeps Yangon United on track

Yangon United FC has made a strong run through the AFC Cup on the foot of journeyman striker Adama Koné.



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Myanmar jumps in world rankings

March’s FIFA world-ranking saw Myanmar move up nine positions from 164 in the world to 155 with only three regional teams – Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines – in higher positions.

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Mixed results in AFC Cup

Malaysia Super League champions Kelantan FA thrashed Ayeyarwady United of the Myanmar National League 3-1 in the group stage of the AFC Cup at Thuwana Stadium in Yangon on March 13.



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Kempo inclusion irks Karate Federation

The Myanmar Karate Federation is criticising the inclusion of kempo in the upcoming Southeast Asian Games, claiming that it is taking too many athletes away from their chosen discipline.

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Park’s side punches ticket to the Maldives

Myanmar qualified for the final round of the 2014 AFC Challenge Cup in the Maldives after downing India 1-0 on March 6 in Yangon.



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Union Cup opens after exam delay

Despite rumours of further delays, the Union Cup opened at Nay Pyi Taw’s Wunna Theikdi Stadium on February 28 providing a test run for the upcoming 27th Southeast Asian Games set for December.

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